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Winter/Spring 2015
Nov 28, 2015
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SSC 6610 - Intl Dvlpmnt In Cross-Cultural
This wide-ranging course introduces the student to basic issues in international development, an interdisciplinary field whose aim is to improve the human condition by ending poverty and inequality worldwide. Students will learn about major theories of development and the workings of the major development institutions, such as the United Nations and the World Bank. Debates about the appropriate role of development agencies, and alternative ways to define wealth and poverty, will be considered. Students will investigate a variety of current development issues, such as grassroots democratic and governance reform, strategies to empower women, ways to strengthen schooling in lesser developed countries, ideas for promoting small-scale local production, anti-corruption measures, and more.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Division of Social Sciences Division
Sociology/SWK Department

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